Merges art languages to create a cosmic digital experience of vigor, afrofuturism and embrace. It’s an immersive video where the audience is the active player.
A new duet of two men that takes place inside of a contemporary boxing/wrestling ring. Its research will deal with the allowance of black men to soften; the power in vulnerability; the meeting point of two individuals within a boxed space.
“Johnson is unsurprised by Pitts’ ability to create lasting work during the most difficult times, said that she sees Cornel West’s concept of catastrophic consciousness in his dancing – a response to a cultural issue, such as racism, with a unique creativity and compassion that transforms.” The Harvard Gazette
Artists respond to one year of lockdown in a collaborative performance merging poetry, visual art and dance.
A short film, a poetic audiovisual performance art installation that takes place inside a fragmented space. Within the short film, Shamel Pitts deploys his unique style of choreography, inspired by Gaga movement language, nightlife, whilst exploring a close dialogue with the lights that occupy (and transform) the surroundings.
BLACK HOLE researches and shares an odyssey where three Black performers create a trinity of vigor, afrofuturism, and embrace. It is the third multidisciplinary live art work in Shamel Pitt’s “Black Series.”
Award Winning multidisciplinary performance art work. BLACK VELVET is a celebration of the many textures, beauty, delicacy, and power within us. It is an art piece that aims to share and reflect on the colorfulness of blackness in a relationship of love, comradery, and compassion.
An enigmatic performance featuring a solo by Shamel Pitts. Buoyed by his trademark expressive movement, Pitts employs spoken word, evocative lighting, and video to construct a personal, poetic narrative about the search for identity and striving for survival amidst impermanence.